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Riverview Improvement Association

Quarterly Meeting

Aug.14, 2017

Meeting called to order: 7:02pm

In attendance: Kevin & Kathy, Tricia, Linda & David, Pauline & Marc, Councilman Ladouceur, Nancy S, Barbaara R., Laura N., Erin & David C.,  Catherine M., Keith & Grace A., George W., Gail,  John Howell

No Officer's Report -not in attendance

It was brought up that crosswalks near post office in Conimicut are still a problem, are crosswalk signs a possibility?  Also, speeding on Tidewater needs to be enforced more.

Councilman Ladouceur:
Lengthy discussion about sewers. Ed continues working to try to get costs reduced. It was suggested that we set up a meeting with state officials to inquire about obtaining state funds.  Discussed some important bullet points to be brought up: timing (project put off for too long), negligence (federal funding ran out), subsidized, mandatory connections, increase in costs, roads should not be included in costs, we abut Narragansett Bay (benefits all/recreational use of Bay)

New Business
Upcoming Events:
9/10/17 - Block Party -to be catered, will call around for prices and menus
9/16/17 - Save The Bay Intercoastal Cleanup
RVIA received donation request from Save The Bay, discussion on if we should donate?
Treasurer suggested doing a mailing for dues; also include flyer for Block Party and list of events.
Someone asked about having a hayride when we do Christmas Caroling -cannot do nighttime hayride.

Discussed new message board (need to get land owners permission first); possibly get boy scouts to construct new board.

Treasurer's Report: read balances in checking account and investment account as of 7/31/17
Anticipated 2017 future expenses:  Hay ride ($300), Block party ($385 -tables, chairs, grille rental, food, drinks, etc.), landscaping  ( $800-1,000 for balance of year)

Forwarded report from Rep. Joe Solomon Jr.:
car tax phase out, abandoned property problem, bill protecting pets left in hot vehicles, sex-offender notification legislation

Next Meeting is Nov 13th 7PM

Meeting adjourned 8:57pm

 
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